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Need Love?
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See it but never feel it. Get close, only to push it away. “Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone” Epitome of my life. What is wrong with me? What makes me so un-lovable? Can someone remove this defective... (more »)
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I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am from My green blankey and Climbing out of my crib From playing mermaid in the bathtub. I am from walking my dog, And the noise he made when I step on his tail. I am from my sheep nightlight And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain... (more »)
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The American Dream This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
It is the American DreamWhat we all strive for and imagineIndouble-wide trailers to double-wide mansionsIn sprouting lakes of fake fish.Nothing captures its essenceUnbound by time or dust or rotThe thingswe cherish still are lovingly pattedAnd... (more »)
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Opened Eyes
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Always found it strange, the way you could love someone who didn't necessarily love you how's that work anyway? the one sided, not so mutual love never made much sense to me to anyone for that matter but then I realized... (more »)
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The Truth About How I Feel
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Okay so, apparently love is blind, or maybe it's just me. Everyone saw it and said we had chemistry. For the past 11 years, you made it seem like you didn't like me at all. But you told your sister the truth and harder I decided to fall.... (more »)
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Haikus For You
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Haikus, just for you So you can smile all day long no more frowning, love. (more »)
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Blank Page
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I can't think of anything to write. I'm trying so hard, only to be rewarded with a blank mind. They call it writers block. The words you want to write and express with, just don't come. Now you may think that, to write a... (more »)
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cant believe you cant tell
By , san diego, CA
it hurts to be this way hurts to feel this way cant believe i just fell cant believe you cant tell i guess i hide it well tell me can you help can you bandage up my cuts or will you make room for more these scars will never leave youve... (more »)
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Quiet Morning
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Under the white quilt, My eyes open - heavy with sleep; I stretch and my head does tilt, My heart feels a strange leap. Where's the usual chatter? The sound of papers turning, The sounds I thought didn't matter... Leaves me... (more »)
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flawless
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you walked by, as the earth revolves around you, you think you're good, not like any other fools, i stand here, looking at me, looking at you, you treat people like hell, they do not deserve, just like you treat me, a girl so... (more »)
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My One Love
By , Salem, NH
I need to do this To find the unique thing in this world My mission, my purpose- my love Lonely nights Every night It must end There is one true love for me The world breaks down For my one unique His melodic... (more »)
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#12
Sunrise.
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Soft, hollow steps tread to the unadorned window. Climbing out of the frame the boy is relieved; he made it in time! Gathering a scratchy blanket he places the itchy material on a crevice of the timber roof, tiptoeing along the metal, he is... (more »)
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#13
To Angry Me:
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Tranquilize; take some time to hold your breath and close your eyes. Don’t forget what mother said: “Drop your fists, and count to ten.” Allow the steam to dissipate. Your heart will cool down, if you wait. Now, if the... (more »)
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Girl Unafraid
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I'm the kind of girl with a small mouth, I don't say much but I have a lot to say. I'm an observer, Behind the camera, Behind the scenes. I'm the kind of girl with an austere mentality, Everything at its best. I'm... (more »)
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ON FIRE!
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Fuming, bleeding, running The edge of the world Is red on fire A golden sphere Sinks beneath the earth Dragging the clouds And the sky down with it Strip of purple The sky fighting Against the sun Melting away Beyond a twisting... (more »)
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thoughts
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I sit in the glimmering pool Of solitude. parallel stars in my sky, Singing a song that only I know Digging deeper in me Where the answers lie where the seeds of experience grow (more »)
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